26 quotes found by Charles Dudley Warner

Charles Dudley Warner
We are half ruined by conformity, but we should be wholly ruined without it.
Half  conformity  Ruined  # 417610
Charles Dudley Warner
The excellence of a gift lies in its appropriateness rather than in its value.
christmas  Excellence  Rather  # 417607
Charles Dudley Warner
Everybody talks about the weather, but nobody does anything about it.
funny  Everybody  Nobody  # 417608
Charles Dudley Warner
Simplicity is making the journey of this life with just baggage enough.
life  journey  simplicity  # 417609
Charles Dudley Warner
People always overdo the matter when they attempt deception.
Matter  Deception  Attempt  # 417611
Charles Dudley Warner
What a man needs in gardening is a cast-iron back, with a hinge in it.
Gardening  needs  Hinge  # 417612
Charles Dudley Warner
Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together. They are, for the time being, separate, from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
family  time  happy  # 417613
Charles Dudley Warner
No man but feels more of a man in the world if he have a bit of ground that he can call his own. However small it is on the surface, it is four thousand miles deep; and that is a very handsome property.
Small  call  Bit  # 417614
Charles Dudley Warner
A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
Great  Small  Artist  # 417615
Charles Dudley Warner
Regrets are idle; yet history is one long regret. Everything might have turned out so differently.
history  Might  regret  # 417616
Charles Dudley Warner
Politics makes strange bedfellows.
politics  strange  Bedfellows  # 417617
Charles Dudley Warner
I am convinced that the majority of people would be generous from selfish motives, if they had the opportunity.
Selfish  majority  Convinced  # 417618
Charles Dudley Warner
Perhaps nobody ever accomplishes all that he feels lies in him to do; but nearly every one who tries his power touches the walls of his being.
power  Nobody  lies  # 417619
Charles Dudley Warner
Mud-pies gratify one of our first and best instincts. So long as we are dirty, we are pure.
best  Pure  dirty  # 417620
Charles Dudley Warner
There is no such thing as absolute value in this world. You can only estimate what a thing is worth to you.
worth  value  Absolute  # 417621
Charles Dudley Warner
The boy who expects every morning to open into a new world finds that today is like yesterday, but he believes tomorrow will be different.
morning  today  open  # 417622